All Cattle Inventory Expected to Be Steady with Year-ago

Posted on 07/18/2019 2:36 PM

Following are expectations heading into Friday’s 2:00 p.m. CT Cattle Inventory Report, based on the results of a survey by Urner Barry. The results signal that analysts do not expect the beef cow herd to continue to build and they anticipate herd reduction to be slower than in previous cycles.

 

Average trade estimate
(Percent of year-ago)

Range
(Percent of year-ago)

All cattle/calves (July 1)

100.0

99.8-100.2

Cow/heifers that have calved

99.7

99.3-100.2

Beef cows

100.0

99.7-100.6

Dairy cows

98.6

97.2-99.5

Heifers 500 lbs.+

100.2

100.0-100.6

Beef heifer replacements

98.5

97.8-100.0

Dairy heifer replacements

98.3

97.6-100.0

Other heifers

102.2

101.3-102.7

Steers 500 lbs.+

100.3

99.3-100.7

Bulls 500 lbs.+

100.1

100.0-100.4

All calves 500 lbs. and under

100.3

100.0-100.5

2019 calf crop

100.5

100.1-101.2

 

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